Cheap flights from Rapid City to San Diego (RAP - SAN)

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The best prices from Rapid City to San Diego are usually found in August or June, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Rapid City (RAP) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best RAP to SAN flight in 2021: compare Rapid City to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
RAP - SAN
Price
$185 - $486
SAN
Temperature
57.2 - 71.6 °F
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 49% potential price drop

Average price

$402

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$185

From Rapid City to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Rapid City to San Diego?

Users have found that booking a flight from Rapid City to San Diego at least 53 days early can save you up to 36% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 53 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Rapid City to San Diego for as little as $465 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $521 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Rapid City to San Diego (RAP - SAN)?

When flying from Rapid City to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 36% versus a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Rapid City to San Diego?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Diego from Rapid City average $361. You can even find prices in August for less than $361, as users have found deals to San Diego from as low as $149. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Diego from Rapid City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Rapid City to San Diego?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

Cheap flights from Rapid City to San Diego in October, November 2021

The best prices found for RAP to SAN flights for October, November
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$321pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$343pp
RAP
Rapid City
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
29 Nov - 3 Dec
$374pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City

Rapid City to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Rapid City found for this year
1 Dec - 4 Dec
$301pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$307pp
RAP
Rapid City
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$321pp
RAP
Rapid City
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City

Last minute flights from Rapid City to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Rapid City, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$439pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$443pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
RAP
Rapid City
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$447pp
RAP
Rapid City
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
   
2 STOPS
RAP
Rapid City

One-way flights to San Diego from Rapid City

The cheapest one-way flights from Rapid City to San Diego
1:00 am - 8:30 am
Delta
1 Stop
8h 30m
RAP - SAN
Delta
$349
Delta
5:59 am - 5:09 pm
Delta
2 Stops
12h 10m
RAP - SAN
Delta
$313
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Rapid City to San Diego

Which airlines flying from Rapid City to San Diego have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Rapid City to San Diego have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Rapid City to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Rapid City to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $243, but on average you can expect to pay $338.

Are there last-minute flights available from Rapid City to San Diego for under $500?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Rapid City to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Rapid City to San Diego round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Rapid City to San Diego round-trip from $301. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $323, and Delta, from $363. United Airlines is priced at 16% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest flights from Rapid City to San Diego?

On average you can expect to pay $374 for a flight from Rapid City to San Diego. The cheapest flight overall is $234 while the most popular route, (Rapid City - San Diego) is currently priced at $243.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Rapid City to San Diego?

When booking a flight from Rapid City to San Diego, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Delta or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Rapid City?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Diego within the United States

Most visitors from Rapid City need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Diego.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Rapid City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Rapid City are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to Rapid City from San Diego?

Returning to Rapid City from San Diego

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Rapid City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Rapid City.

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Alternative routes for Rapid City to San Diego

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Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Rapid City to San Diego.
Average temperature for October in San Diego
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for October in San Diego
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Rapid City

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 3 airlines flying from Rapid City to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Rapid City to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$254 $467 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$259 $436 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$277 $472 No cancel fee 69%
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